2017 Lyon County Calendar

 

January    
2   NEW YEARS-OFFICE CLOSED
8th-11th   AFBF Convention, Pheonix, AZ
19 7:30 AM County Meeting @ FB Office
20   Young Farmer Leadership Conference, Covington, KY
21   Young Farmer Leadership Conference, Covington, KY
24   Murray Soybean Promotion Day, Murray, KY
25   Ag Expo, Owensboro, KY
February    
7   KY General Assembly Resumes Session
14   President's & VP's Conference, Louisville, KY
15   President's & VP's Conference, Louisville, KY
15th-18th   National Farm Machinery Show, Louisville, KY
16 7:30 AM County Meeting @ FB Office
25th-1st   Congressional Tour, Washington, DC
28   Scholarship Deadline (State & County)
March    
1   Congressional Tour, Washington, DC
    Food Check-Out Day
10th-11th   Women's Conference
13th-16th   Young Farmer Marketing Tour, St. Louis, MO
16   Certified Roadside Market Educational Meeting, BG, KY
16 7:30 AM County Meeting @ FB Office
20th-24th   Ag Literacy Week
April    
13   GOOD FRIDAY-OFFICE CLOSED
20 7:30 AM County Meeting @ FB Office
May    
18 7:30 AM County Meeting @ FB Office
29   MEMORIAL DAY-OFFICE CLOSED
June      
11th-15th   Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders, Murray, KY
15 7:30 AM County Meeting @ FB Office
Various   Regional Teacher Workshop
23   Deadline for Communications Award Submission
July    
4   4TH OF JULY-OFFICE CLOSED
    District Policy Development Meeting
14th-15th   Young Farmer Summer Outing
20 7:30 AM County Meeting @ FB Office
27   UK Corn, Soybean, Tobacco Field Day, Princeton, KY
August    
4   Application Submitted for Public Relations Award
17 7:30 AM County Meeting @ FB Office
24   Farm Bureau Day, State Fair, Louisville, KY
25   Deadline for Public Relations Award
September    
4   LABORY DAY-OFFICE CLOSED
8   Deadline for Information Award
16 5:00 PM County Safety Day @ Lyon Convention Center
16 6:00 PM County Annual Meeting @ Lyon Convention Center
28th-29th   Bluegrass and Backroads Tour, Bowling Green, KY
October    
6   Deadline for Safety Challenge
15   County Resolutions DUE to state office
19 7:30 AM County Meeting @ FB Office
20   Deadline for Women's Education & Mini Grant
    District Outstanding Youth Contest
31   Deadline for Distinguished Service Award

 

KFB Spotlight

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